A revised project schedule is in place for the Harrison Street site, the fifth and final new K-5 elementary school. "If we can award a contract before the end of the year, they will lock in 2017 prices," Darin Prost with Poepping, Stone, Bach and Associates to the QPS Building Committee.
Kimberly Roewe's explanation of what she does at Phibro offered a way to pique interest in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, job opportunities as part of Tuesday's "Start with the End in Mind" Junior Achievement Career Fair.
Taxpayers can expect a slight decrease in the portion of their property tax bills payable to the Quincy School District next year. Chief of Business Operations Ryan Whicker said the district lowered the tax rate for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
Students and members of their families got together Friday for the annual Thanksgiving dinner at Washington School. The school's cafeteria staff prepared turkey with all the trimmings for the meal, which was served in the school gym.
Jessica Dedert hopes Saturday is the start of a new Quincy tradition. Dedert is one of the coordinators of "The Giving Fence," a first-year charitable effort designed to help get winter clothing to those in need in a unique way.
Steve Spurrier spoke at the 76th annual HLGU Booster Banquet on Thursday. He also coached HLGU President Anthony Allen at Duke for three years in the late 1980s, and the two have kept in touch in the years since.
The Hannibal School District is working to improve the professional development of its teachers. The Board of Education approved Wednesday to allocate slightly more than $124,000 to enhance curriculum and instruction across all grade levels.
The Paris FFA chapter has been named the 2017 National Premier Chapter in the Growing Leaders Division.